Baghdad – (IraqiNews.com) The photo-documentation officer at the Islamic State extremist group was killed in security operations at Mosul, the Ministry of Defense said on Monday.
The militant, operating within ISIS’s Amaq News Agency, was killed in operations by the 9th armored division as part of the “We Are Coming, Nineveh” operations,” according to a statement by the ministry.
“Security forces will proceed to chase other elements that appeared in snaps taken by the deceased photographer and were found on the three cameras in his possession.
ISIS has been sustaining severe losses in equipment as well as in leaderships and vital cadres since Iraqi government forces and popular militias launched a major campaign mid October to liberate Mosul, the extremist group’s last foothold in Iraq.
On Sunday, Anti-terrorism forces said they had killed the group’s so-called “Wali (governor) of Aden”, Marwan Hamed Saleh al-Hayali.